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M-A volleyball comes out swinging
One year removed from Menlo-Atherton outside hitter Jacqueline DiSanto being honored as the Peninsula Athletic League Bay Division Most Valuable Player, she returned to the court better than ever in Tuesday’s non-league opener against Menlo School. Entering her senior season and her third year of...
By Terry Bernal Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
CSM volleyball begins with a bit of history
College of San Mateo has never had a volleyball-basketball two-sport athlete before. That’s because CSM has never had a volleyball team before. That distinction officially changes Wednesday as the new CSM women’s volleyball team opens its inaugural season with two games at Skyline College in th...
By Terry Bernal, Daily Journal Staff FULL STORY
Cueto pulled in the fifth as Giants fall to D-Backs
SAN FRANCISCO — Even when he lacks his best stuff, Diamondbacks ace Zack Greinke usually has enough to beat the Giants. On Tuesday night, one big inning from his Arizona teammates helped, too. Greinke threw six solid innings to continue his mastery of San Francisco and the Diamondbacks beat John...
By Michael Wagaman The Associated Press FULL STORY
Graveman goes 7 but A’s offense sputters
HOUSTON — Kendall Graveman gave the Oakland Athletics another solid outing Tuesday night. If only his hitters could solve Houston’s pitching. Collin McHugh threw six scoreless innings, Colby Rasmus and Evan Gattis homered and the Houston Astros beat the Athletics 3-1. Graveman (10-9) allowed...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Kap preps to start amid controversy
SANTA CLARA — Colin Kaepernick will get one more chance to impress coach Chip Kelly before the San Francisco 49ers announce their starting quarterback even as the debate surrounding Kaepernick’s refusal to stand for the national anthem remains heated. Kelly said Tuesday that Kaepernick will pla...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Seattle, Arizona clear favorites in NFC West
The kind of parity the NFL wants has been on display in the NFC West over the past half-decade. San Francisco won two straight division titles in 2011-12, following by Seattle winning the division in 2013 and 2014. And last year, it was Arizona’s turn to snatch away the division crown from the S...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Backup QBs to share snaps in Raiders preseason finale
ALAMEDA — The Raiders’ preseason game against Seattle means nothing in the big picture other than being the final hurdle before the regular season. For backup quarterbacks Matt McGloin and rookie Connor Cook, it means a whole lot more. With Derek Carr almost certain to sit out against the Sea...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Oakland to trade Crisp to Cleveland
CLEVELAND — Coco Crisp is headed back to his first baseball home. The switch-hitting outfielder is on the verge of returning to the Cleveland Indians, who have agreed in principle to a trade with the Oakland Athletics, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press on Tuesday night. M...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Tebow shows power, rust in MLB workout
LOS ANGELES — Tim Tebow crushed a batting-practice fastball with a confident left-handed swing, sending it into the trees next to the scoreboard beyond right field. The Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback only paused an instant to appreciate his shot, and then he went right back to work on the unl...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Bouchard out, the Williams sisters advance at U.S. Open
NEW YORK — Eugenie Bouchard wrung her hands at her post-match news conference. She rubbed her lower lip. She squeezed her left arm. While her body language screamed discomfort Tuesday, when the main topic of discussion was Bouchard’s ongoing lawsuit against the U.S. Open rather than her first-r...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
11 victims in alleged hazing, coach charged
PORTLAND, Ore. — A volunteer football coach and six players for a small town Oregon high school team face criminal charges for a hazing initiation in which 11 freshmen at a summer training camp had intimate parts of their bodies “aggressively targeted,” a prosecutor said Tuesday. The Philomat...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
European captain picks three for Ryder Cup
Darren Clarke set up a WhatsApp messaging group with his Ryder Cup assistants to discuss which European players looked the best leading up to the deadline for his three captain’s picks. The name of Thomas Pieters popped up more than any other. Hitting the best form of his career at just the righ...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Solo decides to end her season with NWSL’s Seattle Reign
Goalkeeper Hope Solo has decided to end her season with the Seattle Reign of the National Women’s Soccer League. The beleaguered goalkeeper, who was handed a six-month suspension and saw her contract with U.S. Soccer terminated last week, announced her departure from her professional club team i...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
First lady Of NASCAR Betty Jane France dies
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Betty Jane France, a longtime community leader considered by many to be the first lady Of NASCAR, has died. Lesa France Kennedy said her mother died Monday evening. A statement from NASCAR on Tuesday did not disclose details of her death, including her age. France was exe...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
What's on tap
WEDNESDAY Girls' volleyball Capuchino at Immaculate Conception, 5:45 p.m.; Waldorf-SF at Burlingame, 6 p.m.; San Mateo at Mercy-SF, 6:15 p.m. Girls' tennis Carlmont at Palo Alto, 4 p.m. Cross country Oceana Invitational 3 p.m. Girls' water polo Half Moon Bay at St. Ignatius, 6 p.m. ...

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